Section 11: Awards and Opportunities

Article 1: Championship T-Shirts
The Intramural Sports program will offer T-shirts to league and all-university champions in each sport. One team will also be selected as the sportsmanship champion from each division by Intramural Sports staff. These teams will be given a maximum number of shirts. Example 1.5 * a full team, e.g. 1.5 * 10 players on a full softball team = 15 shirts maximum.

Article 2: All-Campus Champion
At the conclusion of indoor volleyball, flag football, basketball, soccer and softball, champions from each division will compete against each other for the All-Campus Championship.  This will be a single elimination tournament. 

Article 3: Sportsmanship Awards
The team from each major sport with the highest sportsmanship will receive sportsmanship T-shirts.  At the conclusion of the year, the team with the highest overall sportsmanship will receive the team sportsmanship award and T-shirts for each team member.  If the is a tie the intramural staff will vote on a winner.   

Article 4: Fraternity and Sorority Cup
The Fraternity Cup and the Sorority Cup will be awarded to the Greek letter teams that accumulate the most points through participation and success in each Intramural Sports event throughout the year.  Fraternities and sororities will earn points by participating in the leagues and events listed each semester.  Points are awarded based on the team’s place in the standings and the division the event or league is classified in.

Article 5: The Golden Eagle Cup
The Golden Eagle Cup is awarded to men’s, women’s and co-rec independent team that accumulate the most points through participation and success in each Intramural Sports event.

Article 6: How to Achieve Points
Team’s wishing to compete for a trophy shall contact the Intramural Sports office to register.  Each team entered must participate under the same team name within the same division for the whole year.  The awards will be presented at the Intramural Sports banquet at the end of the year and displayed in the Intramural Sports trophy case in the Payne Center.   Sports will be divided into three categories (Major, Minor and Individual/Dual) and will be awarded points respectively for each.

                 

MAJOR SPORTS

Teams receive 20 points for participation.

 

A Division

B Division

1st

100

90

2nd

90

80

3rd and 4th

80

70

5th - 8th

70

60

9th and Below

60

50

MINOR SPORTS

Teams receive 20 points for participation.

 

A Division

B Division

1st

80

70

2nd

70

60

3rd and 4th

60

50

5th - 8th

50

40

9th and Below

40

30

INDIVIDUAL / DUAL SPORTS

Individuals receive 10 points for participation.

1st

40

2nd

30

3rd and 4th

20

5th and below

10

Article 8: Extramural Tournaments
Participation in Intramural Sports can lead to opportunities to represent Southern Miss in various state, regional and national extramural tournaments.  These tournaments allow participants from Southern Miss to compete against other intramural teams from across the country.  Contact the intramural sports office for more information regarding extramural opportunities.